2010.54.5137

A Minstrel Show or Civil Rights in a Cracker Barrel
Late 20th - Early 21st Century
17.00 in HIGH x 11.00 in WIDE
(43.18 cm HIGH x 27.94 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.5137

A small union label for Berkeley Litho Service Offset Printing #-3 appears at bottom center

Poster printed with black and yellow ink on white paper. A graphic of a man in black face holding a tambourine appears on the top half of the page against a yellow background. Text at top right reads, "San Francisco Mime Troupe / in," and continues on the surface of the tambourine, "A Minstrel Show / or / Civil Rights in a Cracker Barrel." Printed at center right: "Includes [blank space] By Robert Nelson / 'O Dem Watermelons' / Winner - 1st Prize / 'Cinema as Art' S.F. Film Festival." Text on the bottom of the page reads, "Final Appearance!! / in Bay Area before their upcoming national tour / benefit for LOWNDES COUNTY, ALABAMA / This Friday and Saturday!!! / September 23 & 24 - 8 P.M. / Washington School - Bancroft & Grove Berkeley / Admission: $1.75."
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